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Ask Your Doctor:  CANCER PREVENTION

Ask Your Doctor: CANCER PREVENTION Updated

🕔11:42, 6.Feb 2017

    Anguilla and many other countries would be having activities on February 4 for World Cancer Day. This is a good time for us here in Anguilla to act to reduce the impact of cancer on the island. What

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Ask Your Doctor:  PEANUT ALLERGY

Ask Your Doctor: PEANUT ALLERGY

🕔09:59, 24.Jan 2017

      The number of individuals with peanut allergy appears to be rapidly increasing in Anguilla and many other countries. For some people, with peanut allergy, even tiny amounts of peanuts can cause a serious reaction – and some

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Ask Your Doctor:  CANCER OF THE CERVIX

Ask Your Doctor: CANCER OF THE CERVIX

🕔13:23, 16.Jan 2017

      Cancer of the cervix (womb) is one of the leading cancers affecting women in Anguilla. Almost all of us know of a mother, grandmother, aunt or sister who is affected by this cancer. Recent medical advances, screening

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Ask Your Doctor:  DO YOU HAVE TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS?

Ask Your Doctor: DO YOU HAVE TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS?

🕔12:02, 9.Jan 2017

      Diabetes mellitus is a very common disorder in Anguilla and, unfortunately, many individuals do not know that they have this condition. Early diagnosis and proper management of this condition can prevent many of the complications that affect

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Ask Your Doctor:CHRISTMAS AND DEPRESSION

Ask Your Doctor:CHRISTMAS AND DEPRESSION Updated

🕔10:46, 26.Dec 2016

      In Anguilla and many other countries, Christmas is a time for happiness, sharing of joy and peace and to be grateful to family, friends and colleagues. For some individuals, however, Christmas is a lonely and sad period.

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Ask Your Doctor: DRINKING AND DRIVING DURING THE CHRISTMAS SEASON

Ask Your Doctor: DRINKING AND DRIVING DURING THE CHRISTMAS SEASON Updated

🕔11:03, 19.Dec 2016

      As the Christmas season approaches, many of us look forward to spending time with family and friends, and this usually involves parties, good food and laughter. Unfortunately, this period is also marked with several individuals driving under

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Ask Your Doctor: EXCESSIVE SUGAR CONSUMPTION

Ask Your Doctor: EXCESSIVE SUGAR CONSUMPTION

🕔11:30, 12.Dec 2016

        As the Christmas season approaches, many of us here in Anguilla tend to abuse many substances including alcohol and sugar. Many individuals often use excessive amounts of sugar on a daily basis and this can negatively

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Ask Your Doctor: ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE – KNOW THE EARLY SIGNS

Ask Your Doctor: ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE – KNOW THE EARLY SIGNS Updated

🕔09:55, 28.Nov 2016

      Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia seen by individuals in Anguilla, today. All of us known someone who has Alzheimer’s disease and know how it can affect the individual and those taking care of

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Ask Your Doctor: TINNITUS (RINGING IN THE EARS)

Ask Your Doctor: TINNITUS (RINGING IN THE EARS)

🕔12:23, 21.Nov 2016

    This bothersome symptom is a common cause for individuals seeing their doctor. It usually means there is some underlying disorder which, in most cases, is not life threatening. Tinnitus is not related to any psychiatric condition, but it

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Ask Your Doctor:IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

Ask Your Doctor:IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

🕔11:52, 14.Nov 2016

      One of the most common disorders of the large bowel is that of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic condition that you will need to manage long term. Fortunately, it is not life-threatening,

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